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Important: Working at Western, our online application system will be unavailable from Tuesday, May 26 to Thursday May 28, 2015, to allow for changes and enhancements to the system. During this time, you will not be able to view job postings or apply.  Where necessary the application closing date will be extended to compensate for the system unavailability.  Enhancements will include the ability to add attachments to your application.  Read more.


Founded in 1878, Western delivers an exemplary learning experience that engages the best and brightest people.  Those who work at our University have the opportunity to pursue a career that is rewarding, engaging and satisfying. We encourage you to consider a career at Western. Why not become a part of  'The Western Experience'?

View anytime, apply on-line

Job opportunities are posted on our Working at Western site as they become available.  New opportunities arise frequently. Please check back often to view our latest postings.

When you apply online for a position for the first time, you will be asked to provide an active email address and current phone number, as well as details about your employment history, education, skills, qualifications and other information.

The online application system allows hiring representatives at Western to easily receive, review and compare your qualifications with others who are applying, ensuring that your application is given fair consideration.

If you do not have access to a computer, you are encouraged to visit us on campus.  Computer access and assistance are available in the Human Resources Communication Centre located in the Support Services Building, Room 5100.

Logging in

Consider using Firefox, Internet Explorer or Safari as your browser.  You will experience problems using Google Chrome.  If you are usind Internet Explorer and are having difficulty with web pages not loading correctly, please read this.

To go to Working at Western, select the link that best describes you:

I am a current Western employee or I have worked at Western within the past six months

If you work at Western, or have worked at Western within the past six months, the above link will allow you to log into My Human Resources.   Select Working at Western.  Then select Careers to bring up Careers Home where you may review postings and apply.

If you are a current or recent Western employee and need assistance with your Western user name or password, click here.

I do not work at Western and have not worked at Western within the past six months

The above link will take external applicants to Careers Home, where you may review postings and apply.  First-time external applicants will select “click here to Register” and create a user name and password.  

If you have applied before, login with the user name and password you previously created.  Select Login Help if you need assistance.

After login, under My Career Tools, select “My Profile” to add or update your personal and contact information.

More information on applying

Here’s more information and tips about Applying to Working at Western.

For further information or assistance, please contact Western Human Resources.

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Western is Committed to Employment Equity

Western is committed to Employment Equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. Western is committed to ensuring that each individual will have genuine, open and unhindered access to employment opportunities.  

Learn more about diversity in the workplace from Western's Equity & Human Rights Services website.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at or phone 519-661-2194.